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Daniel W. Sohn

SOHN, Daniel W., cashier of Merchantsí National Bank and treasurer of the Central Guarantee Trust and Safe Deposit Company, was born in Lancaster county, Pa., September 7, 1852; son of Francis S. and Mary (Snyder) Sohn. He was reared in Lancaster county, and received his education in the public schools. After an apprenticeship of three years and eight months at the printerís trade in the office of the Mt. Joy Herald, he came to Harrisburg in 1871, and was employed in the State printing office for about twelve years. On August 12, 1883, he entered the Farmersí Bank as messenger, where he remained until the organization of the Merchantsí National Bank, of which he became the teller, and served until July, 1892, when he was elected cashier of the bank, and has held the position since that date. When the Trust Company was organized he became one of the stockholders, and has been the treasurer of the company since its inception. In his political views Mr. Sohn is a Republican. He is a member of Dauphin Lodge, No. 160, I. O. O. F., and of Dauphin Encampment, No. 10. Mr. Sohn was married, January 18, 1890, to Miss Kate J. Robinson, daughter of John J. Robinson, of Lewistown, Pa., to whom has been born one son, Walter R. Mr. Sohn is a member of the Westminster Presbyterian church.

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